History of Greece from the Earliest Times to its Final Subjection to Rome.

  • [Malkin, Frederick]
  • London: Baldwin and Cradock 1829

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Description

FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. vii, [i], 288. Original dark green glazed cloth boards, red morocco label to spine. Edges foxed. Cloth faintly scratched. Ownership inscription of John Burns dated 1829 to flyleaf and title-page.

Notes

The anonymous author, Frederick Malkin (1802-1830) was the second son of Benjamin Heath Malkin, the schoolmaster and promoter of William Blake. Despite the generic title this is an original work, in fact unusually so for something produced to be an affordable text for the general public (text in double-columns, etc.). Malkin died young, with this being his only published work.

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